A schematic overview of the taxonomic Tree of Life of the Carnivore Families, mainly based on the Catalogue of Life, including the species' conservation status according the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Links are provided to ARKIVE for images of the species and some background information. When an ARKIVE webpage is not available there will be a link to EOL (the Encyclopedia of Life). Where appropriate and available the species name links to a dedicated webpage with detailed description of the endangered species' biology, habitat, population size, conservation status, threats, captive breeding programmes and more.
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